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Jurassic Coast Ultra 40 Miler

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Jurassic Coast Ultra 40 Miler

5.0 · 1 review

Portland, Dorset

Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, Osprey Quay, Portland, Dorset, T5 1SA.

Sat 23rd March 2024

Starting at 07:00

1 race

£90.00

Organiser's Description

The Jurassic Coast Ultra starts at Abbotsbury and follows the South West Coast path all the way to Lulworth Cove. Complete the 40 miler by walking, running or crawling, pitting your mental and physical prowess against some of the most scenic coastline in Britain. Votwo has teamed up with Geo Tracks. This system provides runners with a personal GPS tracker and navigation mobile phone app allowing them to accurately navigate the course and receive real-time positions of the other participants and themselves.

All finishers receive a bespoke event T-shirt and medal. Transport is provided from the event HQ to the start point and from the finish back to the HQ area on Portland.

The Votwo team will take care of everything at the event for you so all you need to concentrate on is completing the distance.

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Course Details

The Jurassic Coast Ultra starts at Abbotsbury and follows the South West Coast path all the way to Lulworth Cove.

Terrain:
Wild and rugged. Steep climbs and descents that test your concentration as well as your strength. The course follows the South West Coast path which is marked by the Acorn sign. It's a very obvious well-worn route. The emphasis is on self-navigation. In most cases, it's as easy as keeping the sea on your right and the land on your left.

What's Included

GPS tracker, supplied by Geo Tracks

Live view GPS tracking course maps

Event branded T-shirt

Food and drink on the course each day

Transport to and from the event HQ to the start/finish each day

Bespoke finishers medal

Free parking at the event HQ

Medical cover

On course support and minibus pick up for retired participants

Parking

Free parking adjacent to event base

Location

The Event HQ will be based at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy,
Osprey Quay, Portland Dorset, DT5 1SA and is the registration, car parking area and transport pick up and return point.

schedule

07:00 Registration at the event HQ

07:45 Board buses to start

08:30 (approx) Arrive and start

21:30 Event cut off time

checkpoints

These are located approximately every 20KM. They will offer food, water, coke and PH

A minimum speed of 5km per hour needs to be maintained. Checkpoint cut off times will be published in the event information pack. 13 hours in total to compete circa 65km (40 miles). Any late runners will be retired from the event.

  • Any late runners will be retired from the event.
  • The route is covered by our medical support. Please use the supplied phone numbers on your actions on sheet or report at a checkpoint.

Transportation

On completion of the event briefing held at the HQ you will be transported to the start by minibus. This takes approx 40 mins.

kit list

Whilst taking part in the challenge it is compulsory for you to carry the following equipment. Each day at challenge registration you will be asked to prove you have certain pieces of kit on the list. If you don’t have this kit you will not be allowed to participate in the event. We will be enforcing the policy of: no kit, no run. If the worst happens to you any of the below kit could really make the difference to your survival and wellbeing.

Please note: This kit list has been updated from previous events.

Essential kit: (to be carried on your person or in your rucksack)

A means of navigation, electronic or paper maps

Useful numbers, checkpoint timings, and lost procedure

Whistle

Compass (make sure your compass is attached to you or your kit)

Waterproof top

Long trousers or tights

Gloves (waterproofed in a plastic freezer bag)

Hat (waterproofed in a plastic freezer bag)

A chocolate bar or similar

Small torch with spare batteries

Start with 1 liter of water or other drink, keep a minimum of 400ml spare

Issued food for the day

Issued wrist 'bib number'

A lightweight piece of warm clothing (waterproofed)

A fully charged working mobile phone (waterproofed)

A notepad and pencil with your name and your mobile number written on it (waterproofed)

event briefing pack

Event Video

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5.0

1 review

Mark

·2 years ago

Brilliant event! The 40miler was a beautiful route and very easy to Navigate, all the other runners were very encouraging to eachother and wanted their fellow runner to do their best. Aid stations were plentiful and had a great choice of foods. I ended up winning the Ultra distance which made the day extra special

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